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UAE (United Arab Emirates) Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Middle East, Oman, OPEC, Saudi Arabia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2026 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of UAE (United Arab Emirates) official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Mar Wednesday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Thursday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Friday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Mar Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Sunday Eid al Fitr Holiday
May Tuesday Arafat Day
May Wednesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
May Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
May Friday Eid al Adha Holiday
June Tuesday Islamic New Year (may move to Thu. Jun. 18)
Aug Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday (may move to Thu. Aug. 27)
Dec Tuesday Commemoration Day
Dec Wednesday UAE National Day
Dec Thursday National Day Holiday

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Recent UAE (United Arab Emirates) Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to UAE (United Arab Emirates) public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in UAE (United Arab Emirates)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in UAE (United Arab Emirates), with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

UAE (United Arab Emirates) Background Information and Links